"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle

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Object Name: 
"Spearhead Flask" Bottle
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm; Shoulder Diam: 2.9 cm; Base W: 0.8 cm
On Display
perhaps about 800-1199
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep purple glass, with bubbles (largest, L. 1.4 cm) and stones; blown. Bottle: horizontal cross section of body is circular at top, but becomes square about 5.5 cm below shoulder. Rim plain, with rounded lip; neck cylindrical, wider at bottom than at top and with one small bulge near rim and one larger bulge near shoulder, which is flat, with rounded edge; wall straight and almost vertical at top but tapering toward bottom; interior of body is conical; base plain; pontil mark circular (D. 0.8 cm) and smooth.
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume Two (2014) illustrated, p. 50-51, #671; BIB# 113723